STUDY HALL comedy show, featuring Drexel University professor Michael Yudell, goes online

Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Photo by Sam Abrahamas Study Hall Comedy Inspired by Lectures, one of Philadelphia’s longest-running improv comedy shows, combines lectures and laughs in one fantastic hour never seen before and never to be seen again. Drexel University’s Professor Michael Yudell and guests from all over the world provide a lecture on a wide variety of topics and the amazingly … Continue reading STUDY HALL comedy show, featuring Drexel University professor Michael Yudell, goes online

Wilma Theater launches new digital production, CODE BLUE

Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC COVER IMAGE: Anthony Martinez-Briggs and Ross Beschler in CODE BLUE. Photo by Kristin Finger   The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia is pleased to announce the release of a new digital performance which takes its inspiration from absurdist theater (such as Beckett’s NOT I) and the Wilma HotHouse Company’s bold physical performance style, all recorded on iPhones.  CODE BLUE, … Continue reading Wilma Theater launches new digital production, CODE BLUE

Arden Theatre Company announces 2021 Season

Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Feature photo: Katharine Powell as Blanche and Akeem Davis as Mitch in A Streetcar Named Desire. Photo by Wide Eyed Studios   The Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia has spent considerable time looking at how they can safely move forward with a 2020/21 season. As the company reviews different options and numerous paths forward, their guiding principle is … Continue reading Arden Theatre Company announces 2021 Season

A Legitimate Hole in One

Local Guy on Par with ABC’s Extreme Miniature Golf Series Holey Moley by Mark Casasanto Feature photo by David Laporte on behalf of Eureka Productions. Other photos courtesy of Nick Contino. Full disclosure, I love stupid stuff that makes me laugh. Actually, I think that I used that line once in an online dating profile… It didn’t work. Anyway, trust me here, I mean no … Continue reading A Legitimate Hole in One

The Leader of the Flock: Philadelphia welcomes Archbishop Nelson Perez home

By Mark Casasanto  Mass of Installation photographed by Sarah Webb on behalf of CatholicPhilly.com This feature story was intended for placement in our Summer 2020 edition. Given the timing and nature of some content as it relates to the state of current events, we decided to post portions of this interview here on our blog. Our ongoing interview with Archbishop Perez will continue in the upcoming … Continue reading The Leader of the Flock: Philadelphia welcomes Archbishop Nelson Perez home

Kimmel Cultural Campus celebrates Mother’s Day social distance-style with “Kimmel’s Music for Mom”

Public invited to submit their mom to win a personalized, one-of-a-kind “Mom-inspired song” written and performed by Kimmel Residency artists and delivered via video for Mother’s Day The Kimmel Cultural Campus announces a Mother’s Day celebration – social distance-style in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Philadelphia is encouraged to share what makes their moms so special and three lucky moms will be selected to … Continue reading Kimmel Cultural Campus celebrates Mother’s Day social distance-style with “Kimmel’s Music for Mom”

Tony award-winning Hamilton star Daveed Diggs to appear live on Theatre Horizon’s #PoppaPank streaming program

Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Tony and Grammy Award winning actor, rapper, and producer Daveed Diggs, who won critical acclaim in the original cast of the Broadway musical Hamilton for his dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson, is making a special live guest appearance at Theatre Horizon’s weekly live show, #PoppaPank.  Diggs will appear alongside award-winning performers Jaylene Clark Owens … Continue reading Tony award-winning Hamilton star Daveed Diggs to appear live on Theatre Horizon’s #PoppaPank streaming program

Self-Care: Quarantine Edition

by Joei DeCarlo I can’t be the only one stuck at home wondering how I can have fun and develop a routine that feels like I’m not trapped, right?  Over the past few weeks I’ve been working from home and realized a few days in that I needed to find normalcy inside of my studio apartment.  During my time at home I’ve developed a self-care … Continue reading Self-Care: Quarantine Edition

People’s Light Cancels Remainder of 2019/2020 Season and Begins Virtual Programs

(Malvern, PA) – People’s Light will cancel the remainder of its 2019/2020 Season in response to evolving public health concerns. In addition to the early closure of Shakespeare in Love, cancelled productions include Hold These Truths, a solo play inspired by the true story of Gordon Hirabayashi; Bayard Rustin: Inside Ashland, a world premiere commissioned and developed by People’s Light; Amy Herzog’s critically acclaimed contemporary drama Mary Jane; and Songs for Nobodies, a … Continue reading People’s Light Cancels Remainder of 2019/2020 Season and Begins Virtual Programs

Broadway’s Robi Hager (Spring Awakening, Bye Bye Birdie) Brings His BASIC WITCHES Musical Online for Artist Fundraiser

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations Broadway’s Robi Hager (Spring Awakening, Bye Bye Birdie, How to Succeed…, Dr. Zhivago) is bringing his musical BASIC WITCHES to the digital screen for one night only…for a worthwhile cause! The campy drag-filled extravaganza, co-written by Hager and lyricist John Egan, will be streamed via Facebook Live starting at 8PM EST on Saturday, April 11.  Proceeds will benefit performers … Continue reading Broadway’s Robi Hager (Spring Awakening, Bye Bye Birdie) Brings His BASIC WITCHES Musical Online for Artist Fundraiser